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New Adult Fiction - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 06:17
by Phoenix, Michèle,
Publisher Thomas Nelson, [2017]
325 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number F PHO
Summary "Michele Phoenix crafts a poignant story of a young woman recovering from the evils of this world through perseverance, hope, and the light in a centuries-old document"--

Dogs at the perimeter

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 06:17
by Thien, Madeleine, 1974-
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company, 2017. ©2011
First American edition.
253 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number F THI
Summary Set in Cambodia during the regime of the Khmer Rouge and in present day Montreal, Dogs at the Perimeter tells the story of Janie, who as a child experiences the terrible violence carried out by the Khmer Rouge and loses everything she holds dear. Three decades later, Janie has relocated to Montreal, although the scars of her past remain visible.

Rose & Poe : a fable

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 06:17
by Todd, Jack, 1946-
Publisher ECW Press, 2017.
x, 233 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number F TOD
Summary "Set in mythical Belle Coeur County in a time not too far from our own, Rose & Poe gloriously re-imagines Shakespeare's The Tempest from the point of view of Caliban and his mother. Rose and her giant, simple son, Poe, live quietly on the fringes of their town - tending their goats and working at odd jobs. Prosper Thorne, banished from his big-city law practice and worrying about his fading memory, obsessively watches over his beloved daughter Miranda. When Poe erupts from the forest one day carrying Miranda's bruised and bloody body, he is arrested, despite his protestations of get help-get help-get help. Overnight, Rose and Poe find themselves pariahs in the county where they have lived all their lives. In the face of bitter hatred and threats from her neighbors, the implacable Rose devotes all her strength to proving Poe's innocence and saving him from prison or worse. Rose & Poe is a tale of a mother's boundless love for an apparently unlovable child, and a stunning fable for our own troubled times"--

A time to stand

New Adult Fiction - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 06:17
by Whitlow, Robert, 1954-
Publisher Thomas Nelson, 2017. ©2017
399 pages ; 23 cm
Books
Call Number F WHI
Summary "In a small Georgia town where racial tensions run high and lives are at stake, can one lawyer stand up for justice against the tide of prejudice on every side? Adisa Johnson, a young African American attorney, is living her dream of practicing law with a prestigious firm in downtown Atlanta. Then a split-second mistake changes the course of her career. Left with no other options, Adisa returns to her hometown where a few days earlier a white police officer shot an unarmed black teen who is now lying comatose in the hospital. Adisa is itching to jump into the fight as a special prosecutor, but feels pulled to do what she considers unthinkable--defend the officer. As the court case unfolds, everyone in the small community must confront their own prejudices. Caught in the middle, Adisa also tries to chart her way along a path complicated by her budding relationship with a charismatic young preacher who leads the local movement demanding the police officer answer for his crime. This highly relevant and gripping novel challenges us to ask what it means to forgive while seeking justice, to pursue reconciliation while loving others as ourselves"-- "Robert Whitlow's A Time to Stand explores racism and the way it is tearing apart our communities across the country. In an all too familiar scenario pitting law enforcement against the communities they defend and protect, where is the justice? Where is the hope?"--

Shadowsong

New YA Books - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:13
by Jae-Jones, S.,
Publisher Wednesday Books,c[2018]. ©2018
First edition.
x, 387 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number YA F JAE
Summary Six months after the end of Wintersong, Liesl is working toward furthering both her brother's and her own musical careers. Although she is determined to look forward and not behind, life in the world above is not as easy as Liesl had hoped. Her younger brother Josef is cold, distant, and withdrawn, while Liesl can't forget the austere young man she left beneath the earth, and the music he inspired in her.

Under pressure [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:12
by Foster, Lori, 1958-
Publisher Harlequin Audio, [2017] ©2017
Unabridged.
9 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in..
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM FOS
Summary Leese Phelps's road hasn't been an easy one, but it's brought him to the perfect job, working for the elite Body Armor security agency. What his newest assignment lacks in size, she makes up for in fire and backbone. Being drawn to Catalina Nicholson is a dangerous complication, especially since it could be the very man who hired Leese who's threatening her.

Hellbent [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:12
by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew,
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2018]
Unabridged.
10 audio discs (12 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F HUR
Summary Evan Smoak was trained as an assassin, then disappeared and dedicated himself to helping the desperate. But this time, the man needing help is the one who raised and trained him, the only father Evan has ever known.

Wizard and glass [CD sound recording]

New Books on CD - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:12
by King, Stephen, 1947-
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio, [2016]
Unabridged.
22 audio discs (approximately 1667 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F KIN
Summary Roland the gunslinger and his crew barely escape one world only to slip into another. It is in this other world that Roland relates to his crew a twisted and entertaining tale of his first quest as a gunslinger and the love of his life, Susan Delgado.

My hero academia. Vol. 11.

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
by Horikoshi, Kōhei, 1986-
Publisher Viz Media, 2018.
Books
Call Number GN YA F HOR
Summary Bakugo's abduction by the League of Villains was a carefully calculated move designed to draw out the Heroes All Might in particular and destroy them. Midoriya and his friends set out on a rescue mission that eventually pulls in not only All Might but also several other heroes! The casualties mount, until at last the mastermind of the plot appears the only villain powerful enough to go head-to-head with All Might and possibly win All For One!

The amazing Spider-Man. Vol. 7, Worldwide

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
by Slott, Dan,
Publisher Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, [2018] ©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F SPI
Summary "What will Secret Empire mean for the Amazing Spider-Man? The return of Otto Octavius! But this isn't the old Doc Ock - he's back as the Superior Octopus! He's allied himself with Steve Rogers and Hydra, and he has a personal mission - to take down the company that he helped create: Parker Industries! Spider-Man is already overwhelmed from the chaos of Secret Empire - but now, facing one of his greatest enemies who's back from the grave, more powerful than ever before and following orders from Captain America himself, does Spider-Man stand a chance? Peter must use the full force of his company, every asset at his disposal, to stop Ock and Hydra - but will it be enough?" --

Charlie and the curious otters

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
by Wheeler, Mark (Television producer),
Publisher PBS, [2017]
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1660641.2)
Summary Otters are playful, adaptable and champion swimmers - they have captivated cameraman Charlie Hamilton James for the last 25 years. He has filmed them more than anyone else. Now, through the eyes of three orphaned river otters, a set of groundbreaking experiments and some incredible wild encounters, Charlie wants to reveal their survival secrets and exactly why he believes they are so special.

Life is One (DVD) [videorecording].

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
Publisher Green Planet Films, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1662963.2)
Summary The story of three orphan sun bear cubs from Indonesia and their return to the wild.

Score [DVD videorecording] : a film music documentary

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
by Schrader, Matt,
Publisher Gravitas Ventures, [2017]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1646583.3)
Summary A fascinating documentary that brings Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score. A film composer is a musical scientist of sorts, and the influence they have to complement a film and garner powerful reactions from global audiences can be a daunting task.

The Stray [videorecording].

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
by Lancaster, Sarah
Publisher Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2018.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1663208.1)
Summary A young father takes his nine-year-old son, the family dog, and two of his son's friends backpacking in the mountains of Colorado, only for all five of them to be struck by lightning.

The Wiz live! [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
by Leon, Kenny
Publisher Universal, [2015]
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number MUSICAL WIZ
Summary Staying true to the groundbreaking Broadway show that put a vivid urban spin on the land of Oz. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original hit Broadway show became a cultural touchstone that also spawned the classic film. Here a Tony-winning creative team has brought together the imaginative acrobats of Cirque du Soleil and a cast of extraordinary singers and dancers to create an exciting new version of the show unlike anything seen before.

World War II: Saving the Reality [videorecording].

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:13
by Aykroyd, Dan
Publisher Tmw Media Group, 2017.
Widescreen ed.
1 videodisc (ca. 69 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number XX(1663210.1)
Summary Tells the story of an individual who owns the largest private collection of World War II artifacts in the world. Over 50 interviews with veterans and survivors of the war help tell the story of the meaning of the over 7,000 individual items in the collection of Kenneth W. Rendell.

Soul of a woman [sound recording]

New Music - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:12
by Jones, Sharon, 1956-2016,
Publisher Daptone Records, [2017]
1 audio disc (35 min., 38 sec.) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number XX(1660868.2)
Summary Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings' final studio album is a lush, orchestral masterpiece. A true testament to the life and career of one of the world's greatest performers.

Girl unknown : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:12
by Perry, Karen, 1974-
Publisher Henry Holt and Company, 2018.
First edition.
289 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F PER
Summary A professor's marriage and family begin to unravel when one of his students tells him that he might be her father.

The unforgotten : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:12
by Powell, Laura (Writer and editor),
Publisher Gallery Books, 2018.
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
291 pages ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F POW
Summary "It is the summer of 1956, and fifteen-year-old Betty Broadbent has never left the Cornish fishing village of St. Steele or ventured far beyond the walls of the Hotel Eden, the slightly ramshackle boarding house run by her moody, unpredictable mother. But Betty's world is upended when a string of brutal murders brings London's press corps flooding into the village, many of whom find lodging at the Hotel Eden. She is instantly transfixed by one of the reporters, the mysterious and strangely aloof Mr. Gallagher--and he, fully twice her age, seems equally transfixed by her. The unlikely relationship that blooms between Betty and Mr. Gallagher is as overlaid with longing and desire as it is with impropriety and even menace. And as the shocking death toll rises, both Betty and Mr. Gallagher are forced to make a devastating choice, one that will shape their own lives--and the life of an innocent man--forever. With narratives that shift from 1956 to the present day and back, The Unforgotten is a mesmerizing and eerie portrayal of two people bound to each other by a secret that has the power to shape, and destroy, lives"--

Passengers [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 09:12
by Tyldum, Morten,
Publisher Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017] ©2017
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number SCI-FI PAS
Summary Two passengers board a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction, only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up.

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